IMA Garima Manch

IMA Pune Ladies wing established Special Forum for Women named Garima in year 2008 ,Dr.VaijayantiPatwardhan , Past President of IMA Pune being the founder Chairman.

GARIMA means Dignity.. Gravity..which is the Right and Need of Woman. So named as Garima.

The wing was established with the idea to have Special activities – medical , educational, social .. specially for women doctors . Considering Overall development aspect even other professional members are given Guest membership.

Regular Activities of GARIMA Manch include Essay Competition for General public, Symposium on Current /Burning issues for the time, Felicitation of Meritorious students of IMA Members, educational activities, Public programmes, Health educational and awareness programmes. Important activities done in the past include Save Girl Child Campaigns and activities for social awareness, Career guidance, Personality development programmes, marriage issues etc.

This year Dr.VaijatyantiPatwardhan , Chairman GARIMA forum has taken up the task of creating awarenss about Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace and Women’s health issues for which various programmes will be planned.

The Essay competition on Sexual Harassment at Workplace is organized in July 2017 for which Cash Prizes will be given to the winners.

Symposium is arranged for the same on 30 July 2017 at IMA.

There will be Regular Health awareness programmes for public health education.

Cultural Programmes like Garbha Competition, Musical programmes will also be arranged.

Details of all programmes will be circulated in IMA plus every month.

Members Suggestions are welcome. We seek for active participation of All Lady doctors.

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